2010 Central League Most Valuable Player Award

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The 2010 Central League Most Valuable Player Award went to Kazuhiro Wada of the Chunichi Dragons, the Central League walk, OPS and slugging leader for 2010. In a surprise development, a setup man, Takuya Asao of Chunichi, finished an easy second.

Voting Results[edit]

 Name, Team, Position  1st Place/2nd Place/3rd Place votes  Total vote pts
  1. Kazuhiro Wada, Chunichi Dragons, OF, 131/75/16, 896
  2. Takuya Asao, Chunichi Dragons, P, 66/82/24, 600
  3. Matt Murton, Hanshin Tigers, OF, 22/29/73, 270
  4. Kenta Maeda, Hiroshima Carp, P, 18/20/31, 181
  5. Alex Ramirez, Yomiuri Giants, OF, 6/15/22, 97
  6. Masahiko Morino, Chunichi Dragons, 3B, 5/11/30, 88
  7. Hitoki Iwase, Chunichi Dragons, P, 4/5/13, 48
  8. Wei-Yin Chen, Chunichi Dragons, P, 3/7/9, 45
  9. Norichika Aoki, Yakult Swallows, OF, 0/4/7, 19
  10. Shinnosuke Abe, Yomiuri Giants, C, 0/2/0, 6
  11. Akifumi Takahashi, Chunichi Dragons, P, 0/0/4, 4
  12. Kazuki Yoshimi, Chunichi Dragons, P, 0/0/1, 1
  13. Yasutomo Kubo, Hanshin Tigers, P, 0/0/1, 1
  14. Kenji Johjima, Hanshin Tigers, C, 0/0/1, 1
  15. Craig Brazell, Hanshin Tigers, 1B, 0/0/1, 1
  16. Yuya Kubo, Yomiuri Giants, P, 0/0/1, 1

5 voters did not pick any second-place finisher; 21 did not vote for third place